In a farewell letter to Congress on Monday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urged lawmakers to reject President-elect Joe Biden’s education agenda, while imploring them to shield Trump administration policies that Biden has promised to eliminate.

In farewell, DeVos urges Congress to reject Biden’s policies | PBS NewsHour

In other words, she would like lawmakers to ignore the will of a majority of the American electorate because she’s afraid of public education.


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Comprehensive national data aren’t available yet, but reporting by NPR and our member stations, along with media reports from around the country, shows enrollment declines in dozens of school districts across 20 states.

Coronavirus Appears To Be Driving Student Enrollment Drops : NPR

Meanwhile, the wealthy are enrolling their kids in private schools. Yet another way in which we will feel the impact of this pandemic for generations.